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Wubi or Live DVD?

I want to install Ubuntu on this machine. Is there any benefit to installing With live dvd compared to Wubi?
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Antivirus for ubuntu [duplicate]

Have heard that we do ot need antivirus for UBUNTU and its is less vulnerable to Virus attack. Is this true? What makes Ubuntu more secure than windows?
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Why Same File Shows Different Sizes in Different Operating Systems

I want to give some scenarios: A movie file shows 700 MB in Windows but it shows around 735 MB in Ubuntu, which is in my drive having NTFS partition. Similarly another file shows 446 MB in Windows ...
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What is the difference between fglrx* and fglrx?

Is there a difference between fglrx* and fglrx? What is the meaning of * if added?? I did use the following steps because I was not sure whether I've had a graphic driver or not. So I wanted to ...
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Difference between Ubuntu and Debian command line use [closed]

Is there a difference between Ubuntu and Debian with regard to command line and terminal use? I'm talking about things like command syntax, options, etc..
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Windows install vs CD/USB install

I am looking to install ubuntu primarily because I often muck around with my windows system files (authui.dll & ExplorerFrame.dll being the main two) and read that if I happen to corrupt these ...
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Does “diff” exist for images?

You can compare two text files very easy with diff and even better with meld: If you use diff for images, you get an example like this: $ diff zivi-besch.tif zivildienst.tif Binary files ...
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Main difference between Ubuntu and Redhat? [closed]

Except package management and environments , I would like to know what's the main points between them . which are providing best support to their builds ?
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How to make changes while viewing a diff in bzr explorer?

bzr explorer is the GUI tool for Bazaar (bzr). It can show diffs pretty nicely, but I can't seem to figure out a way to make changes in the diff viewer. Other basic functions would be the ability to ...
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Install Desktop Environments or use different distributions

For you that have tested this, should we use Ubuntu and install different Desktop Environments (KDE/XFCE...) or we should install different distributions (Kubuntu/Xubuntu...). Are there any notable ...
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What are the differences between Lubuntu and LXDE sessions?

Lubuntu login manager lets you choose between a Lubuntu session and a LXDE session. Apart from the wallpaper ( :p ) what are the differences between them? I've also noticed that the average CPU ...
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What's the difference between gstreamer0.10-plugins-bad and the -multiverse plugin?

What is the difference between gstreamer0.10-plugins-bad and gstreamer0.10-plugins-bad-multiverse?
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Differences between GNOME 2 and GNOME 3

what are the differences between Gnome 2 and Gnome 3? And what is the Gnome Shell exactly, and is it possible to use Gnome 3 without the Gnome Shell (or are they the same thing)? And if so, would it ...
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Tools to diff deb-src packages between ubuntu and debian repos

I can already create duplicate repos with the same versions of debs and deb-src packages. The problem is that I want to find the Ubuntu changes from Debian mainline (not from original source). ...
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What is the difference between the ubuntu and ubuntu beta font? Is it worth using?

Is there a way to install the new Ubuntu font to be used throughout Ubuntu? What is the difference with the 3 fonts: Ubuntu, Ubuntu Title, and Ubuntu beta?
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Technically speaking, what is different about Ubuntu compared to other Linux distributions?

This is a question that's puzzled me for quite a while (and refers to the differences between all distributions). In my mind, a distribution is: a pre-configured OS, with some pre-installed packages, ...